Northern Cape Department Budget for 2015-16


A transformed quality education system.


To deliver quality public education to all learners of the Northern Cape which will enable them to play a meaningful role in a dynamic, developmental and economic society. Strategic Goals

  • To provide and maintain optimal administrative and logistical support systems to the department.

  • To provide access to quality basic education in the province.

  • To ensure the provision of quality.

  • To ensure that education programmes in our schools continue to be accessible, transformative and developmental.

  • To improve and strengthen the skills base in the Province.

  • To provide quality learning opportunities to adult learners through basic education programmes.

  • To provide universal access to quality Early Childhood Development services to all children in the province.

  • To provide support services that enhances the functionality and effectiveness of Basic Education.

Core functions

  • Public Ordinary Schools: is aimed at the provision of educators in schools, the development of educators to ensure that they are equipped to provide the best quality teaching and the provision of Learner Teacher Support Materials (LTSM).

  • Public Special Schools Education includes the provision of schooling to all learners with special educational needs in special schools and full-service schools.

  • Early Childhood Development is the provision of Grade R in state, private and community centres. The programme also seeks to provide ECD programmes for pre-Grade R learners.

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